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21 nominations for Banknote of the Year

The nominations for the International Banknote Society’s Banknote of the Year 2019 have closed. The winner will be decided by a vote of the IBNS,...

British tourists warned to carry passport in Spain

Brits have been warned to make sure they have their passports on them at all times when travelling to Spain. The Mirror reports the Foreign...

US prepares for possible REAL ID chaos

Kristin Stanberry On 4 February 2020, a contingent of 200 travel professionals representing the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), visited Washington D.C. for ASTA...

Russia snubs US, UK in free e-visa regime

Starting next year, citizens of 53 countries will be able to apply for free and simplified electronic visas to visit Russia. Yevgeny Ivanov, Deputy Foreign...

EU to revamp process for new members

The European Union says it still aims to admit the Balkan nations of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia into...

Nigeria ‘blindsided’ by US visa ban

Nigeria says it is working to address security concerns that Donald Trump’s administration officials said had prompted its visa restriction ban. The restriction bans citizens...

India suspends visas as coronavirus death toll climbs

India has become the latest country to sharpen its travel restrictions in the wake of the deadly coronavirus. According to the country’s new travel advisory,...

New Schengen Visa rules in full swing

All embassies, consulates and visa centres granting Schengen Visas around the world, have started applying the new visa rules. Schengen Visa Info reports the new...

Applications for Japanese ‘Hokusai passport’ start

Applications for Japan’s new passports featuring woodblock prints of Mount Fuji by Ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai are open. Japan's Foreign Ministry said it will start...

Brexit: UK will not introduce visa-free travel for Ukrainians

Britain will reportedly not introduce visa-free travel between the UK and Ukraine after leaving the European Union. UNIAN reports Melinda Simmons, British Ambassador to Ukraine,...